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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 20%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' South, Longitude: 66° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.30 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.1"977.98 miWest0° 10' 36.8"12.16 miSouth977.73 mi
24 hours13° 29' 23.9"912.65 miEast3° 54' 44.8"268.98 miSouth944.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RiberaltaSun 8:36 AM113 km70 miles61 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 8:36 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSun 8:36 AM316 km196 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
Porto VelhoSun 8:36 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 8:36 AM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 7:36 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest W
San Ignacio de VelascoSun 8:36 AM730 km454 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSun 8:36 AM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth S
ManausSun 8:36 AM1190 km739 miles642 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 7:36 AM1195 km743 miles645 nmWest W

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